Gay marriage ballot measures don’t give a good picture of the opinion trend over the last 30 years, but the election victories of Gay candidates does.

  • tokugawa

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    Dec 28, 2009 6:21 AM GMT
    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/28/us/28candidates.html?_r=1&hp
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    Dec 28, 2009 7:10 AM GMT
    The articleIn 1973, 73 percent of the people polled described it as always wrong and only 11 percent as "not wrong." By 2006, those saying homosexuality was "always wrong" had dropped to 56 percent, and 32 percent said it was not wrong.


    Wow. I'm glad the United States is becoming more accepting, but I had no idea that 56% of the country still thinks homosexuality is wrong! I guess I'm really used to my nice, liberal Massachusetts bubble. icon_sad.gif
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    Dec 28, 2009 5:28 PM GMT
    MacGyver said
    The articleIn 1973, 73 percent of the people polled described it as always wrong and only 11 percent as "not wrong." By 2006, those saying homosexuality was "always wrong" had dropped to 56 percent, and 32 percent said it was not wrong.


    Wow. I'm glad the United States is becoming more accepting, but I had no idea that 56% of the country still thinks homosexuality is wrong! I guess I'm really used to my nice, liberal Massachusetts bubble. icon_sad.gif


    Realize you live in a world and country of people who think they are privileged, and thus prejudiced